Re: Solo ea

Subject: Re: Solo ea
From: Eliot Handelman (
Date: Sun Feb 13 2005 - 02:06:53 EST

Richard Wentk wrote:

>> this is increasingly what i see happening today - that people are
>> trying to tie down what music is.
> But only in an academic intellectual sense. Which is - perhaps -
> doomed to failure, because only academic intellectual art is academic
> and intellectual. All the other kinds of art are anything but.
> I think the majority of musicians don't think seriously about these
> things. They just get on with it.

What about Hit Song Science? Company wrote program that clusters hits,
using some sort of
analysis: for 50 bucks, you send in your tune and they rate it by
cluster proximity. Some musicians
seem to think this works.

-- eliot

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